37 Hallowed Bible Verses For Praying For Others

While prayer is a private conversation between you and God, the Bible does teach us what we are supposed to do as true Christians. These Bible verses on praying for others helps us to understand what the Bible says about praying on behalf of other people in our life.

Some of these verses are clear and easy to follow, while others are more open to interpretation. All of them can give us a greater understanding of how to live by the word of God.

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Verses

Job 42:10

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The Lord restored the fortunes of Job when he prayed for his friends, and the Lord increased all that Job had twofold.

The teachings of God tells us that we should pray for those in need around us.

When true Christians are faced with trials and obstacles, we know we can turn to the Lord in prayer, who will set us free. His word in the Bible promises that our salvation is within Him and we need only to look to Him in prayer.

For unbelievers and those who are closed to the word of the Lord, they do not have this avenue.

It is easy for the fake Christian to shun the unbeliever. To leave them to their darkness and their dismay but this is not the word of God. If we have within us the zeal of God we have the opportunity and responsibility to speak God’s words of hope and love to those who have not accepted Jesus into their lives.

John 15:7

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If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you.

We know that as we pray, God will answer.

He is a great and loving God who tells us to call to him in times of need. As believers, we know that we can call upon him for ourselves but to pray on behalf of another is to show grace and mercy.

We know that God helps us when no others can.

We know that God comes through for us.

We know that God makes a way for us.

As we do not forget the blessings God has done for us, we should not forget the needs of others who have no accepted Christ into their own hearts.

Timothy 2:1

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I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people.

God tells us to call him in prayer and we know he will answer us.

His word also tells us that we should intercede on behalf of all people. Not just ourselves and those around us. If we lift the plight of those in need through the word of God, we bring them closer to His path.

Our God is both the alpha and omega. While our own strength to help might be limited, our ability to pray on behalf of others is not. If we call to Him on behalf of others, we know he will answer. He will show us great and mighty things which we do not know.

James 5:13

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Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.

Before God and his son Jesus Christ, we are told to preach the word of God. As Christians, we are told to help the suffering around us and not turn from those in happiness or in pain.

As Christians, we are told to fulfill our ministry, which means to pray on behalf of others even when we know they sin against God, perhaps especially when they do.

A true child of God and a true Christian should speak truth and love in the face of pain and sin. When others turn from God and His teaching, our role is not to shun and ignore them but to pray on their behalf and offer them solace.

Romans 10:1

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Brothers and sisters, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for the Israelites is that they may be saved.

If you have someone in your life who needs a moment of help and solace, take a moment to pray for them. Even if they have not accepted Christ into their hearts (perhaps especially so), let us pray together for them so that God might shine a light on their path ahead.
Let them not go alone and battle against the enemies of God but let us work in his stead and be there for them as God is there for us.

As Christians and the children of God, we are being told that to pray on behalf of another is to hold His teachings in our hearts.

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Luke 6:28

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bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.

Psalm 145:18

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The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

Thessalonians 5:17

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Pray without ceasing,

Thessalonians 5:25

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Brothers, pray for us.

Matthew 6:14

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For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.

Romans 12:9

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Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.

Galatians 1:19

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I saw none of the other apostles—only James, the Lord’s brother.

Thessalonians 5:16

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Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.

Matthew 5:44

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But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Galatians 4:19

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My dear children, for whom I am again in the pains of childbirth until Christ is formed in you,

John 6:54

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Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.

Acts 1:14

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All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.

Luke 18:1

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And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.

Matthew 6:10

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Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.

John 1:9

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If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.

Philippians 4:6

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Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

Colossians 3:12

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Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.

John 14:13

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Whatever you ask in my name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

Jeremiah 29:12

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Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you.

Hebrews 7:25

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Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.

Galatians 6:2

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Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Romans 12:12

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Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

Matthew 6:13

bible verse about praying for others

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.

Colossians 3:13

bible verse for praying for others

Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.

John 8:32

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Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Mark 11:24

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Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

John 5:14

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And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us.

Colossians 4:2

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Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving.

James 4:3

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You ask and do not receive, because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions.

Matthew 6:33

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But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Matthew 6:11

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Give us this day our daily bread,

Hebrews 12:14

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Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.

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